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    1. Should There Be a ‘Maximum Wage?’ Fortune 500 CEOs Earned 205 Times What Their Typical Employees Did in 2021

      Should There Be a ‘Maximum Wage?’ Fortune 500 CEOs Earned 205 Times What Their Typical Employees Did in 2021

      If any CEO has earned a big payday over the past few years, it might be Cynthia WarnerShe’s not a household-name CEO. But in the three years since she became chief executive of Renewable Energy Group, a producer of “bio” diesel and other fossil-fuel alternatives, Warner has generated plenty of value for her company’s public shareholders...

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      Mentions: PayDay CEO Pay CEO
    2. Why Elon Musk’s ESG Backlash Sparked a Nationwide Debate

      Why Elon Musk’s ESG Backlash Sparked a Nationwide Debate

      When Tesla, the world’s leading maker of electric vehicles, was dropped last week from S&P’s ESG Index—which assesses companies’ sustainability efforts and corporate culture—it infuriated CEO Elon Musk, who immediately took to Twitter to call ESG a “scam” that is “weaponized by phony social justice warriors.” In its defense, S&P clarified that Tesla’s lack of published details related to its “low carbon strategy” or “codes of business conduct” contributed to its departure from the index and even though Tesla’s products help reduce overall carbon emissions, the company has faulted for claims of ...

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      Mentions: Amazon Twitter Tesla
    3. What Will the Corporate Board Look Like in the Next 5 Years?

      What Will the Corporate Board Look Like in the Next 5 Years?

      Corporate boards evolve slowly. According to Corporate Board Practices in the Russell 3000 and S&P 500, the average tenure among U.S. public companies for seated directors is 9.7 years in the larger companies of the S&P 500 index, and only slightly lower (9.5 years) among the Russell 3000 index...

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    4. Coca-Cola Bottling CEO's Bonus Puts the Spotlight Back on Board Salaries During COVID

      Coca-Cola Bottling CEO's Bonus Puts the Spotlight Back on Board Salaries During COVID

      Coca-Cola bottling CEO's bonus puts the spotlight back on board salaries during COVID In the final stretch of spring and early summer, the vast majority of listed companies hold their shareholders' meetings. An annual event where, theoretically, investors have the ability to have a voice and a vote to express how they see the development and management of a company. A vote that, on many occasions, is of a consultative nature and, although it has no significance, it does reflect his opinion...

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    5. Best Practices For Brands Taking Activist Positions

      Best Practices For Brands Taking Activist Positions

      There has never been a neat, clean break between business and geopolitics. As far back as the eighteenth century, the American colonies boycotted British goods, culminating in the Boston Tea Party and paved the way for the establishment of the U.S. However, in recent years, corporations have seen their fates ever more tied to the surrounding political mood...

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    6. The Top Activist Investors Fight For People and Profits

      The Top Activist Investors Fight For People and Profits

      Activist shareholders often change the course of a company with their rhetoric. Activist investors lend their expertise and money to aid people in increasing their wealth. At times, they buy a significant stake in a publicly traded company to influence the course of its future. Those who do hold large stakes stand to make a lot of money when the company becomes profitable...

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    7. Even Among Corporate Raiders, Elon Musk Is a Pirate

      Even Among Corporate Raiders, Elon Musk Is a Pirate

      The history of mergers and acquisitions is filled with ruthless corporate raiders, bruising wars of words and people trying to stiff each other. T. Boone Pickens, the oil tycoon who rampaged through the 1980s, took small stakes in energy companies, attacked management and forced sales of the firms. Carl Icahn, the activist investor, amassed shares of companies and threatened to oust their boards if they did not agree to a deal...

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